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WW1 Project ANG

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Nicole Inaba

on 28 January 2013

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World War 1 N The war began on July 28, 1914 assassinated the Austro-Hungarian heir, when Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian rebel, Archduke Franz Ferdinand. However, this was only considered the trigger. Causes M A I Militarism Alliances Imperialism Nationalism The U.S. tried to remain neutral in the war, but when the Germans sank the British ship, Lusitania, which had 128 Americans on board, the U.S. was outraged, and Pres. Teddy Roosevelt declared immediate warfare. 1917 Allied Powers vs. Central Powers British Empire New Zealand Canada Australia India Soviet Union Greece soon the U.S. Germany Austria-Hungary Ottoman Empire Bulgaria - a strong military spirit or policy European countries believed it was important to have large strong military forces, - an agreement or treaty between two or more nations to cooperate for specific purposes Many alliances were being made long before the war, so with just one fight between two countries the whole world becomes involved. -acquiring rule and authority over foreign countries and territories European countries at the time competed to take control of land and build an empire. - extreme patriotism; belief that their nation is waaaay better than yours Europeans were very nationalistic and had a lot of pride in their country which could easily create conflicts between some countries. so many began to build up their armies and navies. Ally Adams Nicole Inaba Grace Terry By: Georgia's Involvement men from Georgia served in WW1. Georgia became a vital state for the U.S. during the war. Georgia became a vital state for the U.S. during the war. Georgia provided uniforms and war supplies and had many major military training facilities. Because there were many busy factories, workers were finally able to pay off debts and make a profit. and became very scarce. Also, many families worried for their men in war while never knowing if they're safe
or not. Congress passed laws so that talking against the country in any way was illegal. Ypres Somme Cambrai Verdun Many battles took place in France. 1916 The British failed miserably in attempting to destroy the German troops' goods. There were casualties on both sides. First battle in which 1915 Battle of Somme Battle of Ypres Battle of Cambrai 1917 First battle that used . Battle of Verdun 1916 A many poisonous gas was used. tanks 10 month long battle between France and Germany and considered one of the most brutal battles in WW1. Resulted in 1,000,000 casualties and neither gained anything . Outcome Total Price of WW1 37.5 million casualties
8.5 million deaths
$300 billion in damages The nations who fought in the war met up at the Versailles Palace near Paris. Versailles Palace They concluded that Germany should take full responsibility of the war. Treaty of Versailles The "Big Three" which was Georges Clemenceau Woodrow Wilson David Lloyd George signed the Treaty of Versailles. It consisted of conditions that Germany had to follow which included..... Germany had to... reduce their land and military
admit full responsibility for starting the war
pay (31.4 billion) for the damages of the war (which were mostly in France) The treaty also established the League of Nations with the goal of preventing wars especially world wars, but we all know it didn't work out like that. The End!!!
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